News to know: Vista SP1; Google; PDF ads

News to know: Vista SP1; Google; PDF ads

Summary: Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft hones its internal sales pitch for Vista Service Pack 1. Vista SP1 Release Candidate expected next week.

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Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft hones its internal sales pitch for Vista Service Pack 1. Vista SP1 Release Candidate expected next week.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Even Microsoft has trouble understanding what 'Vista Capable' means.

Performance profiles for Vista

Crysis on the Alienware m9750. Gallery at right.

David Morgenstern: Apple can even spin troubleshooting. Mary Jo Foley: Office 2008 for Mac to feature iPhone sync capability. Garett Rogers: Google Gadgets will work on your Mac tomorrow.

Spending Google's money on conscientious causes. Googified: Google's Digg-style experiment.

Ed Burnette: Why Microsoft hates Google's Android

News.com: Yahoo, Adobe team up on PDF ads.

Russell Shaw: Do you care dept.: PowerPoint file export to iPhone, IPod will be possible in Office 2008 for Mac.

Larry Dignan: Zero Days: How to protect yourself. SANS Institute paints gloomy security picture.

Ryan Naraine: Netscape plays catch up with security patches.

Researchers flag 'highly critical' IBM Lotus Notes flaws. Symantec plugs Backup Exec holes.

Insecurity in the digital world.

GigaOm: With Google’s My Location, Who Needs a GPS?

Dan Farber: Tim Berners-Lee dream for Facebook five years hence. Dana Blankenhorn: Where is the new money in open source for 2008?

Paula Rooney: No XO for Negroponte: Nigerian developer sues over OLPC.

Images: 3D shopping at Brookstone.

George Ou: Wi-Fi crushes Bluetooth mouse for RF airspace. Phil Wainewright: If you trade in dependency, you have to earn trust.

Intel still top chipmaker in '07, AMD drops.

Matthew Miller: Mobius Amsterdam 2008: Opening reception and disclosure.

Dave Greenfield: Legalists: Google Case Precedent for Challenging Privacy. Privacy: Not So Ironclad.

Can LinkedIn CEO's hot air inflate the company's valuation? Steve O'Hear: What would News Corp. do with LinkedIn?

Ryan Stewart: Forrester details RIA use in the enterprise for Information Workplaces.

Micron rolls out solid-state drives. Heather Clancy: Thanks for the memory.

Matthew Miller: Verizon Wireless finally releases XV6800 WM Professional device.

Larry Dignan: Google's FCC deadline approaches: Will it bid for 700 Mhz wireless spectrum?

Topics: Windows, Google, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Security, Software

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